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Sir Patrick Geddes Commemorative Lecture 2014

Tuesday, 10 June 2014 at 5:45PM - 8:00PM
Hawthornden Lecture Theatre, National Galleries of Scotland, The Mound, Edinburgh, EH2 2EL (please enter via Gardens Entrance)
RTPI Scotland





Planning Matters, Building Resilience Through Risk Management
- Lessons From Australia

Dy Currie

Dyan Currie

National President of the Planning Institute of Australia and Manager of Strategic Planning and Economic Development, Toowoomba Regional Council, Queensland 


Dy Currie is the National President of the Planning Institute of Australia and a senior executive in local government.  Dy has extensive experience in leadership and management in strategic planning, business process improvements and development assessment. She has a strong track record of delivering major projects across a diverse range of planning programs and enjoys a strong professional network across all levels of government, the development industry and the planning profession. Dy is an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Southern Queensland and is currently employed by Toowoomba Regional Council in Queensland as the Manager of Strategic Planning and Economic Development.


17.45      Arrival and registration
18.00      Welcome and Introduction
18.15      Lecture by Dyan Currie, followed by questions
19.15      Vote of Thanks
19.25      Drinks reception


This event costs £15 (£12.50 + £2.50VAT).
Please fill out the form below or email to book your place. Please note that payment is required in advance of the event. Payment can be made by sending a cheque made payable to RTPI to 18 Atholl Crescent, Edinburgh, EH3 8HQ, or alternatively we can invoice your organisation.

The Annual Sir Patrick Geddes Commemorative Lecture

This is the 11th Sir Patrick Geddes Commemorative Lecture.  It is organised by the Royal Town Planning Institute Scotland with the support of the Sir Patrick Geddes Memorial Trust and the Saltire Society.  Sir Patrick Geddes’ influence as a pioneer of town planning received worldwide recognition. His work in Scotland, France, the Near East and India based on the principle of "Place-Work-Folk" remains relevant to contemporary issues of sustainable development, regionalism and locality, economic and community regeneration, environmental quality and social inclusion.